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with post-traumatic stress disorder. questions swirled today around notre dame football star manti te'o. it came out wednesday that the story of his on-line girlfriend, who supposedly died of leukemia, was all a hoax, and that she never existed. the website deadspin.com broke the story, and said te'o may have been complicit in the ruse. the university said its investigation showed the middle linebacker was duped. athletic director jack swarbrick spoke last night. >> i want to stress as someone who has probably been engaged in this as anyone, in the past couple of weeks, that nothing about what i have learned has shaken my faith in manti te'o. one iota. >> sreenivasan: in his own statement, te'o said he was the victim of a sick joke. notre dame officials said the motive for the scam remains unclear. the international olympic committee stripped lance armstrong today of the bronze cycling medal he won in the 2000 summer games. the announcement came amid reports that armstrong confessed to doping, in an interview with oprah winfrey. the interview airs in two parts, starting tonight, on he
concussions. notre dame star linebacker manti te'o now says he kept saying he'd had an online girlfriend, after learning she did not exist. in an interview, te'o told abc's katie couric that he thought lennay kekua had died in september. instead, he said, he found out it was all a hoax, just days before the heisman trophy announcement. >> katie, put yourself in my situation. this girl, who i committed myself to, died on september 12. now i get a phone call on december 6, saying that she's alive, and then i'm going to be put on national tv two days later, and they ask me about the same questions. you know, what would you do? >> sreenivasan: te'o ultimately did not win the heisman, but he did answer questions about his girlfriend, without ever saying there'd been a hoax. today, he insisted he played no part in the hoax. wall street climbed again today, based partly on strong earnings at google and i.b.m. the dow jones industrial average gained nearly 67 points to close at 13,779. the nasdaq rose ten points to close at 3,153. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to jeff. >>
viral. it may reach people far beyond. >> i interviewed someone whose picture was supposedly manti te'o's girlfriend. she had a private facebook page. someone took her picture and pretended she was somebody else. >> fascinating. lauren, howy, thank you very much. interesting discussion. we'd like to hear from you. what kind of social media policies govern your workplace? how should they evolve? you can weigh in with the open thread we posted our home page and don't forget to like the newshour on facebook. >> again, the major >> woodruff: again, the major developments of the day. a bipartisan group of eight senators unveiled an immigration reform plan that offers a path to citizenship for 11 million people living in the u.s. illegally. thousands of egyptian protesters defied new curfews and rallied against the islamist-dominated government. late today the senate passed a $50 billion relief bill for victims of hurricane sandy. online, we have a science lesson inspired by an announcement from nasa. hari sreenivasan has the details. >> sreenivasan: just what is dark matter? find a short v
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